Edward Aldwell received his bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Adele Marcus. He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster. He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department.
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Edward Aldwell received his bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Adele Marcus. He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster.
He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department. He has given recitals and master classes throughout the United States as well as in Israel, England and Germany, many of them devoted to the works of Bach. Carl Schachter has taught music theory and analysis at Mannes College since Allen Cadwallader is Professor of Music Theory at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he teaches counterpoint, tonal harmony, and Schenkerian analysis.
Harmony and Voice Leading. Edward Aldwell , Allen Cadwallader. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. IVI and Its Elaborations.
Elements of Figuration. Dissonance and Chromaticism I. Dissonance and Chromaticism II. Keyboard Progressions. Roman Numerals and Registers. Index of Musical Examples. Subject Index. The Primary Materials and Procedures. Score Reduction.
Follow us on. It deals extensively and exhaustively with the basic musical theory necessary to understand harmony; more advanced topics are then covered, such as dissonance and chromaticism as part of a wider discussion of voice-leading. This fourth edition it's a volume with a venerable history , published this year, now contains detailed coverage of species counterpoint. This is not an "ordinary" theory textbook. It is aimed at students who want to "get better grades in the shortest time possible". But don't be put off by the marketing. The material covered in the book is sufficiently comprehensive and well-enough set out to enhance the listening experience of many a Classical Net reader.
Harmony and Voice Leading
He was particularly renowned for his Bach interpretations, and he recorded several albums, most notably the complete Well-Tempered Clavier of Bach for Nonesuch , and Bach's French Suites for Hanssler Classics. As a theorist, he was an expert in Schenkerian analysis, and he was the co-author with Carl Schachter of one of the standard theory textbooks used throughout the United States, Harmony and Voice Leading first published in He died from those injuries in Valhalla, New York, three weeks later. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Edward Aldwell. The New York Sun.